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Dir, Research Programs-PCRI

Dir, Research Programs-PCRI

Job Description

The Director, Research Programs has management responsibility for coordinating and stimulating research and creative activity within Phoenix Children's Research Institute. The Director manages and grows external collaborations to achieve the short and long-term goals of the Research Institute. This position leads efforts in intellectual property evaluation and strategies. Other responsibilities are to develop and maintain operational policies and procedures and to work with the Communications Department at PCH to publicize and raise external and internal awareness of the activities and achievements of the Research Institute.

PCH Values
  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.
Position Duties

1. Assists CRO/SVP to develop short and long term strategies to improve the research support needs of investigators at PCHRI
2. Leads efforts in IP evaluation and develop the IP portfolios within the PCHRI
3. Assists CRO/SVP in identifying research areas with high probability of external funding
4. Maintains high quality, responsive, collegial, and trustworthy relationships with the external funding agencies supporting research at PCHRI
5. Interacts with funding agencies to market the PCHRI capabilities and foster collaborative efforts with other institutions and organizations
6. Develops programs to stimulate synergistic interactions among institute scientists and external institutes
7. Assists in prioritizing allocation of PCHRI funds
8. Develops content for the PCHRI website by close communications with PCH scientists and physician researchers
9. Works closely with Marketing and Communications to publicize research activities and achievements
10. Benchmarks PCHRI trends in scientific output, such as peer-reviewed publications, reports, proposals and patents
11. Develops and maintains written operational policies and procedures for the institute
12. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Job Requirements

Education Requirements
  • Ph.D. and/or Masters level scientists in the biological sciences or health sciences related field (Required)
Experience Requirements
  • Project/program management experience (Preferred)
  • Five (5) or more years of work experience in academics, biotechnology, biopharmaceutical industry and/or healthcare industry (Required)
Skill Requirements
  • Effective oral and written communication skills (Required)
Physical Requirements
  • Physical Requirement - Climbing (Occasionally)
  • Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) (Occasionally)
  • Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) (Occasionally)
  • Physical Requirement - Hearing (Constantly)
  • Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling (Occasionally)
  • Physical Requirement - Reaching (Occasionally)
  • Physical Requirement - Sitting (Frequently)
  • Physical Requirement - Standing (Frequently)
  • Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling (Occasionally)
  • Physical Requirement - Talking (Constantly)
  • Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling (Occasionally)
  • Physical Requirement - Walking (Constantly)
  • Physical Requirement - Near Vision (Constantly)
  • Physical Requirement - Far Vision (Constantly)
  • Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination (Frequently)
  • Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment (Constantly)
  • Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance (Occasionally)
  • Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance (Occasionally)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment (Applicable)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Outdoor weather conditions (Applicable)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme temperatures (Applicable)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas (Applicable)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - High places (Applicable)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme noise levels (Applicable)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases (Applicable)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid (Applicable)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles (Applicable)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure (Applicable)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure (Applicable)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals (Applicable)

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education Graduate Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 44372
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